Juan Manuel Márquez (55-7-1, 40 KOs), of México City, México, and Mike Alvarado (34-2, 23 KOs), of Denver, CO., will collide in a WBO welterweight title elimination bout on Saturday, May 17 which will be televised live on HBO®. The winner will challenge the victor of the upcoming WBO welterweight championship rematch between Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley, Jr.
Promoted by Top Rank® in association with Zanfer Promotions, Márquez Boxing and Tecate, Márquez and Alvarado boast a combined record of 89-9-1 (63 KOs) -- a winning percentage of 90% and a victory by knockout ratio of 71%.
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